Phoenix Partner Kyle Hirsch has been recognized as Attorney of the Month for January by the Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP). Hirsch often uses his Spanish language fluency to provide pro bono legal assistance to deserving members of the Phoenix community; in 2016, Hirsch donated more than 100 pro bono hours to various cases referred to him by VLP.
Hirsch was previously honored by VLP as Attorney of the Month for February 2010 and the Children’s Law Center Attorney of the Year for 2009. He was named one of the Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona for 2007 by The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education.
Founded in 1981, the Volunteer Lawyers Program unites those in need with volunteer lawyers. VLP is co-sponsored by Community Legal Services and the Maricopa County Bar Association.
Hirsch is a litigator focused primarily on contract disputes involving creditors’ rights issues largely in the insolvency context. His practice spans state, federal and bankruptcy courts in Arizona, as well as California and Nevada on a pro hac vice basis. Hirsch generally represents financial institutions and non-traditional lenders in connection with loans secured by real estate and operating business assets, and he also represents individuals and entities in business-related disputes.
Hirsch is a past chair and present member of the Phoenix office’s charitable group, Cavers Who Care; is immediate past president of the Maricopa County Bar Association; and helped revive the Bankruptcy Section of the Maricopa County Bar Association.